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Robbers Take Jewels Worth Millions in Paris

Thieves rammed Harry Winston with motorcycle, Paris prosecutors say

(Newser) - Armed robbers who used a motorbike as a battering ram made off with several million dollars' worth of valuables from a luxury jewelry boutique in Paris, prosecutors said. Having declined Saturday to confirm that Harry Winston was the target, the Paris prosecutor's office did so on Sunday, saying the...

$25M in Gems Found in Paris Sewer

Loot from Harry Winston heist recovered

(Newser) - Stolen gems worth $25 million have been found stashed in a rain sewer in a Paris suburb. Police say the gems—taken in a spectacular $100 million heist in 2008 —were hidden in a plastic container embedded in cement, the BBC reports. The home above the sewer belongs to...

French Cops Bust 26 in Record Jewel Heist

(Newser) - French cops have busted 26 people linked to the biggest jewelry heist ever in France, reports the Guardian. Police swooped in after learning that foreign buyers were about to contact the team to purchase gems lifted late last year in a brazen daylight armed robbery in Paris. The suspects, both...

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